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Northwest Missouri State University


Focus Visit - Standard 4: Diversity

The unit designs, imlements, and evaluates curriculum and provides experiences for candidates to acquire and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions necessary to help all students learn. Assessments indicate that candidates can demostrate and apply proficiencies related to diversity. Experiences provided for candidates include working with diverse populations, including higher education and P-12 school faculty, candidates, and students in P-12 schools. (Click here for Standard 4 Narrative)

4.1.a Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Curriculum and Experiences--Summarize the design, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum and experiences; descriptions of and processes for development of diversity proficiencies; and the outcomes based on key assessments. (Click here for 4.1.a Narrative)

4.1.b Experiences Working With Diverse Faculty--Summarize opportunities and experiences for candidates to work with diverse faculty; qualifications and expertise of faculty in supporting candidates in their development of expected proficiencies; and the unit's affirmation of the value and efforts to increase or maintain faculty diversity. (Click here for 4.1.b Narrative)

4.1.c. Experiences Working With Diverse Candidates--Summarize opportunities and experiences for candidates to work with diverse peers; and the unit's affirmation of the value and efforts to increase or maintain candidate diversity. (Click here for 4.1.c Narrative)

4.1.d Experiences Working With Diverse Students in P-12 Schools--Summarize opportunities and experiences for candidates to work with diverse students in P-12 schools; processes for the development of knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions related to diversity; and outcomes based on key assessments during field experiences and clinical practice. (Click here for 4.1.d Narrative)

4.2 Areas for Improvement Cited in the Action Report from the Previous Accreditation Review--Summarize activities, processes, and outcomes in assessing each of the AFIs cited for the initial and/or advanced program levels under this standard. (Click here for the AFI Narrative)